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PIO. 19th Century Western Emigration and Settlement

 Record Group
Identifier: PIO
19th century white settlement of the West, primarily the Pacific Northwest and California

Found in 230 Collections and/or Records:

John P. Hutton letter to James C. Hutton

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: ALMA235493]
Identifier: CA 1856 July 26
Abstract

John P. Hutton was believed to be a union soldier who served under Capt. David Goff at Colonel Shaw's Encampment. Collection contains a single, 3 paged letter by John P. Hutton's to to James C. Hutton while at this encampment 1856.

Dates: 1856 July 28

Davis Ingalls mortgage deed

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1857 May 1] 1: [Barcode: i49301494]
Identifier: CA 1857 May 1
Abstract

David Ingalls was an early resident of Astoria, Oregon Territory. The collection consists of a deed ceding Ingalls claim to his Astoria property to F. A. Smith.

Dates: 1857 May 1

Crawford Isbell papers

 Collection — Multiple collection box [A 061] 1: [Barcode: i49941562]
Identifier: A 061
Abstract

Crawford Isbell (1837-1864) lived in Eugene, Oregon, worked in mines in California, and was murdered on on the road between Canyon City and Eugene. The collection (1864-1865) contains correspondence from Isbell to his siblings, and letters from other's regarding Isbell's murder.

Dates: 1864-1865

Berryman Jennings letter to "Commandant"

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1848 Feb 8] 1: [Barcode: i49151915]
Identifier: CA 1848 Feb 8
Abstract

Berryman Jennings (1807-1888) was an Oregon Pioneer and and namesake of Jennings Lodge, Oregon. The collection consists of a single letter requesting provisions from Jennings to an unnamed and unknown "Commandant at Gilliam".

Dates: 1848 February 8

Berryman Jennings letter to R. H. Malory

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1857 Oct 24] 1: [Barcode: i49151848]
Identifier: CA 1857 Oct 24
Abstract

Berryman Jennings (1807-1888) was an Oregon pioneer and namesake of Jennings Lodge, Oregon. The collection consists of a letter from Jennings to R. H. Malory of Grand Ronde, Oregon Territory.

Dates: 1857 October 24

David John diary and account book

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042001707]
Identifier: Ax 180
Abstract

David John was a pioneer of Williamsburg, Oregon, and was a partner in the John Brothers blacksmith firm of Williamsburg. The collection (1860-1869) contains a diary, and an account book for John Brothers.

Dates: 1860-1879

F. M. Johnson papers

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1866 Mar 29] 1: [Barcode: i50091475]
Identifier: CA 1866 Mar 29
Abstract

F. M. Johnson prepared a statement and building diagrams on March 29, 1866, regarding the buildings, quarters, supplies, and people at Fort Umpqua, in Douglas County, Oregon

Dates: 1866 March 29

Herbert S. Johnson scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042868162]
Identifier: A 190
Abstract

The Adams family includes William Lysander Adams, his son John W. Johnson, (first president of University of Oregon), his son Herbert S. Johnson, and family members Olive Frances Goodell, Helen E. Adams, Inez Adams Parker, and Thomas McBride. The collection (1929) contains a scrapbook created by Herbert S. Johnson of Adams and Goodell family documents, correspondence, and genealogical research.

Dates: 1929

John Lawrence Johnson diary and letter

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell): [Barcode: 35025042918173]
Identifier: A 270
Abstract

John Lawrence Johnson (1830-1916) was a pioneer who came to Oregon with his parents in 1851. The collection includes Johnson's diary of that journey as well as a letter from Johnson's uncle.

Dates: 1851-1908; 1851

Melchi Johnson letter

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1869 Aug 30] 1: [Barcode: i50091426]
Identifier: CA 1869 Aug 30
Abstract

Melchi Johnson, of Bethel, Polk County, Oregon, wrote a letter dated August 30, 1869, to his daughter. The collection contains the letter in which Johnson reminds his daughter that she has not been forgotten by her family.

Dates: 1869 August 30

Caroline Thurman Buffum, Pioneer of 1845

 Collection
Identifier: CB B864
Abstract

Collection comprises a short biography of Caroline Thurman Buffum, pioneer to Oregon and resident of Amity, Oregon, written by Laura Judy.

Dates: circa 1885-1995

John Kafader blacksmith account book

 Collection — Volume 1: [Barcode: 35025042917480]
Identifier: B 037
Abstract

John Kafader was a blacksmith at Applegate, Oregon. Collection includes a one-volume account book, 1863-1870.

Dates: 1863-1870

Clinton Kelly family papers

 Collection — Multiple collection box [A 066] 1: [Barcode: ALMA208846]
Identifier: A 066
Abstract

Clinton Kelly (1808-1875) was a Methodist preacher who came to Oregon from Kentucky in 1847. The Kelly Family papers include ten letters and eleven documents.

Dates: 1857-1881

William and Lois Kerns land patent

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1873 July 21] 1: [Barcode: ALMA244867]
Identifier: CA 1873 July 21
Abstract

Collection is comprised of the land patent issued to William Kerns and Lois B. Kerns of Clackamas County, Oregon on July 21, 1873.

Dates: 1873 July 21

La Creole Academy records

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1892 Dec 13] 1: [Barcode: i5010696x]
Identifier: CA 1892 Dec 13
Abstract La Creole Academic Institute was built in 1846 between the towns of La Creole and Dallas, Oregon as a non-sectarian, liberal arts college; the name of the school would later change to La Creole Academy. The collection (1892) contains student essays hand-written on Academy writing stationery on physical geography, rhetoric, algebra, Latin, the solar system, and book keeping subjects. The collection also includes a journal of the minutes of the faculty of Dallas College, dating from 1904 to...
Dates: 1892 December 13

Clinton Kelly and Moriah Kelly land patent

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1866 Mar 19] 1: [Barcode: ALMA244871]
Identifier: CA 1866 Mar 19
Abstract

Collection is comprised of a donation land patent for Clinton Kelly and his wife Moriah Kelly of Clackamas County, Oregon.

Dates: 1866 March 19

Anna Lee autobiography

 Collection — Multiple collection box [SFM 167] 1: [Barcode: i22983776]
Identifier: SFM 167
Abstract

Autobiography of Anna Lee, written on July 1, 1898 and dedicated to her children and grandchildren. Describes her journey to Oregon in 1847. Includes references to Dr. Marcus Whitman.

Dates: 1898 July 1

Levi Leland letter

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1884 Jan 7] 1: [Barcode: i50105607]
Identifier: CA 1884 Jan 7
Abstract

The collection contains a letter dated January 7, 1884, written by Levi Leland of Washington Territory to "Bro," in which Leland states that he appreciates the free railroad passes, and is willing to be governor of Alaska.

Dates: 1884 January 7

Williams Evans Lingenfelter correspondence

 Collection — Multiple collection box [35025041944725]: [Barcode: 35025041944725], Folder: 1-3
Identifier: A 070
Abstract

William Evans Lingenfelter came overland to Oregon from Missouri in 1851. He served in the Indian war of 1855 in Co. D, "Washington Invincibles." He later settled in Hillsboro and Butteville, Oregon. Most of the letters are from members of the family in Clay County, Missouri, and deal with family news and troubles in Missouri.

Dates: 1852-1902

Cyrus T. Locey diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 153
Abstract

Cyrus T. Locey (1835-) was a rancher and farmer in eastern Oregon and is often referred to as "the Father of Malheur Country." The collection includes Locey's 2,000 paged diary dating from 1859-1911.

Dates: circa 1859-1911

G. P. Loomis letter to "Humphrey"

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: ALMA235487]
Identifier: CA 1859 Jan 6
Abstract

G. P. Loomis (1819- ) was an Iowa farmer and Justice of the Peace. The collection consists of a 4 page, hand written letter to "Humphrey" of Harrisburg, Oregon Territory and a transcription of said letter.

Dates: 1859 January 6

Daniel H. Lownsdale letter to Aaron E. Wait

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1853 Feb 1] 1: [Barcode: i49154096]
Identifier: CA 1853 Feb 1
Abstract

Daniel H. Lownsdale (1803-1862) was one of the founders of Portland, Oregon. The collection consists of a single letter from Lownsdale to the "Honorable A. E. Wait" of Eugene related to a charge of claim jumping.

Dates: 1853 February 1

Seth Luelling diary

 Collection — Multiple collection box [35025041944725]: [Barcode: 35025041944725]
Identifier: A 071
Abstract

Seth Lewelling's Diary recounts his travels from Cincinnati Ohio to California, accounts of his finances, poetry of Oregon and California written by family members, and a list of the names of the Luelling Family members.

Dates: 1850-1853

"Mack" letter to "Dear Sister"

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1863 Feb 22] 1: [Barcode: i50035721]
Identifier: CA 1863 Feb 22
Abstract

"Mack," of Corvallis, Oregon wrote a letter to his sister, dated February 22, 1863, in which he describes Patrick Malone, editor of Oregon Weekly Union (a Corvallis newspaper), and mentions the paper is about to close, and also that he expects to travel to California.

Dates: 1863 February 22

W. H. Marshall blacksmith account books

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: B 046
Abstract

W. H. Marshall was a Pendleton, Oregon, blacksmith. Collection includes one volume of "A" accounts, two of "B" accounts.

Dates: 1880-1887

Charles Hiram Mattoon letter to Reuben C. Hill

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1862 Jan 18] 1: [Barcode: i50034984]
Identifier: CA 1862 Jan 18
Abstract

Charles Hiram Mattoon and Reuben C. Hill were both early ministers of Oregon, and Hill also served in the Oregon territory government, in 1857. The collection contains a letter of January 18, 1862 from Mattoon to Hill, warning Hill about rumours that he favored slavery.

Dates: 1862 January 18

John McClure land sale agreement

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1853 Oct 27] 1: [Barcode: i49075391]
Identifier: CA 1853 Oct 27
Abstract

John McClure was an Oregon pioneer and holder of a land claim that became Astoria, Oregon. The collection consists of a land sale agreement between McClure and business partners Herman C. Leonard and John Green.

Dates: 1853 October 27-1854 May 1

Job McNemee versus Daniel Lownsdale depositions

 Collection
Identifier: CA 1852 May 26
Abstract

Job McNamee and D.H. Lownsdale were residents of the Oregon Territory that both claimed the same land. Collection contains two depositions consisting of three pages, each concerning land claims.

Dates: 1852 May 26

T. Metcalf letter to Albert A. Durham

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1852 Aug 14] 1: [Barcode: i49071579]
Identifier: CA 1852 Aug 14
Abstract

T. Metcalf was the superintendent of public works for the town of Oswego. The collection consists of a copy of a single letter from T. Metcalf to Albert A. Durham concerning a business trip to Hawaii.

Dates: 1852 August 14

T. Metcalf letter to Albert A. Durham

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1854 Mar 29] 1: [Barcode: i49071622]
Identifier: CA 1854 Mar 29
Abstract

T. Metcalf was the superintendant of public works for the town of Oswego. The collection consists of a copy of a single letter from T. Metcalf to Albert A. Durham concerning a business trip to Hawaii.

Dates: 1854 March 29